Safety & Training Short: DOT Markings, Placecards, and LabelsSeptember 09, 2019Department of Transportation (DOT) Placards indicate the presence of hazardous materials inside containers.
- Any employer receiving packages or containers of hazardous materials which are required to be marked, labeled or placarded in accordance with the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations needs to retain those markings, labels and placards on the package or container.
- Employees who work with these materials need to be familiar with their meaning and ensure they have had proper hazard communication training prior to working with any chemical. Pay particular attention to the class number on the bottom corner of each diamond as it indicates the DOT class and related hazards.
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